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The gates are open; the Wapiti is loose!Posted: August 10, 2012

The gates are now open and Canada’s coolest musical gathering, the Wapiti Music Festival, is underway at Fernie’s Annex Parik.

The gate opened this evening (August 10)  at 6 p.m., the beverage garden at 6:30 and the first act, Stellar Radio Choir takes to the stage at 7 p.m. The final act of the evening, The British Columbians, takes to the stage at 9:45 p.m.

Fun and music in one of the most spectacular music festival settings imaginable begins anew Saturday at 11 a.m. when the gates open.


Saturday’s headline act, Toronto’s Born Ruffians (, will start playing about 7:45 p.m.

For the lineup, go to:

For the event schedule, go to:

Focusing on new Canadian indie music, Wapiti is keeping things fresh and cozy tucked down in Annex Park. The 2012 band lineup includes local rockers Stellar Radio Choir, crowd rocking’ The Zolas, the guitar god himself Sean Ashby …plus more!  Great for the whole family, Wapiti is about celebrating Canadian music with the humble folk of the Elk Valley.

Wapiti 2012 ticket sales and more info online. Limited Quantities.



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